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Delinquent Tax Process

Tax records are now available online, please follow the link to access Delinquent Tax Records

Property tax bills come out July 1st and December 1st every year.

It is the taxpayer's responsibility to contact their Local Treasurer if they do not receive the original bill.

 

YEAR ONE

MARCH 1-20TH

UNPAID TAXES ARE RETURNED DELINQUENT TO COUNTY TREASURER

OCTOBER 1ST

$15.00 FEE (COVERS ADVERTISING/CERTIFIED MAILINGS)

YEAR TWO

JANUARY

CERTIFIED MAIL SENT

MARCH 1ST

PROPERTY GOES INTO FORFEITURE $175 TITLE SEARCH FEE, & $20 RECORDING FEE PLUS 1/2% PER MONTH INTEREST RETROACTIVE TO 3/1 OF PREVIOUS YEAR

APRIL

CERTIFICATE OF FORFEITURE RECORDED

SEPTEMBER 1ST

$35 PROCESS SERVER FEE - PROPERTIES ARE POSTED BY OFFICER

NOVEMBER

DEADLINE TO PREVENT PUBLICATION

DECEMBER

LAST PART OF DECEMBER/BEGINNING OF JANUARY LIST PUBLISHED 3 TIMES IN LOCAL PAPERS

THIRD YEAR

FEBRUARY

SHOW CAUSE HEARING - PROPERTY OWNERS CAN MEET WITH TREASURER TO ASK TO BE WITHHELD FROM FORECLOSURE & BE PUT ON A PAYMENT PLAN

ALSO THE FORECLOSURE HEARING

MARCH 1-31

REDEMPTION PERIOD

ANY TAXES NOT PAID BY MARCH 31ST END OF BUSINESS DAY WILL BE FORECLOSED AND OFFERED AT A PUBLIC AUCTION THAT WILL BE HELD IN AUGUST

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Tax Foreclosure Sale

Under Public Act 123, the sale of liens has been replaced by direct foreclosure to the County Treasurer. Property is then sold at a public auction.

Sale books are available around mid-June each year. Books are $10.00 if picked up at the Treasurer's office, $12.00 if mailed. Auction information is also available at https://www.tax-sale.info/.

2016 Auction will be held on August 6, 2016.  The Auction will be held in Montmorency County at the following:

Atlanta Thunder Bay Eagles

10980 M32

Atlanta, MI 49707

 


 


 

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Treasurer
Buffy Weldon
(231) 627-8821

Office
870 S. Main Street, Room 201
P.O. Box 70
Cheboygan, MI 49721
(231) 627-8821
Fax: (231) 627-8415

Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00AM - 4:30PM
Except holidays